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The Status of Women and Girls in New Haven, Connecticut

This report is the result of conversations over nearly two years among women leaders in New Haven about the growing need for data on women and girls in New Haven.

By |2020-12-19T17:13:43-04:00August 7, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on The Status of Women and Girls in New Haven, Connecticut

Valuing Good Health in Massachusetts: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Policymakers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring that workers can take paid time off when they are sick

By |2020-11-08T01:22:40-04:00May 21, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Massachusetts: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Paid Sick Days in Massachusetts Would Lower Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits

This fact sheet reports findings from research by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) on how increased access to paid sick days would improve both access to health care and health outcomes in Massachusetts.

Valuing Good Health in Massachusetts: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days (Executive Summary)

This report uses data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the U.S. Census Bureau to evaluate the likely impact of the Massachusetts Act Establishing Earned Paid Sick Time.

By |2020-11-30T23:58:31-04:00May 21, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Massachusetts: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days (Executive Summary)

Paid Sick Days in New York City Would Lower Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits

In New York City, 50 percent of working New Yorkers, or approximately 1,580,000 employees, lack access to paid sick days.

By |2020-11-16T00:28:15-04:00February 16, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days in New York City Would Lower Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits

The Gender Wage Gap in New York State and Its Solutions

This gender wage gap has pernicious consequences for women and their families. 14.8 percent of women in New York State had incomes at or below the official poverty threshold (for families of their size and composition).

By |2020-12-14T07:55:53-04:00December 12, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on The Gender Wage Gap in New York State and Its Solutions

Paid Sick Days in Denver Would Improve Health Outcomes, Reduce Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities, And Help Control Health Care Costs

In Denver, 41 percent of the private-sector workforce, or 107,407 workers, lack access to paid sick days.

By |2020-11-19T23:49:57-04:00October 11, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days in Denver Would Improve Health Outcomes, Reduce Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities, And Help Control Health Care Costs

Valuing Good Health in Denver: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Voters in Denver will consider a referendum on the 2011 ballot regarding the issue of requiring employers to provide paid sick days.

By |2021-01-23T03:44:02-04:00October 11, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Denver: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Paid Sick Days and Employer Penalties for Absence

Paid sick days laws, including those in San Francisco, CA, and Washington, DC, as well as many proposed elsewhere and nationally, include anti-retaliation provisions: if an employee uses paid sick days for an appropriate purpose, they cannot be fired, demoted, or otherwise penalized as a result.

By |2020-11-22T21:35:51-04:00July 5, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days and Employer Penalties for Absence
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